Governor Ralph Northam appointed Courtney Baker (AGCVA) to the Build Virginia Advisory Board

Richmond, Va (November, 2018) – The Associated General Contractors of Virginia is pleased to announce the appointment of Courtney Baker as a member of Governor Ralph Northam’s Build Virginia Advisory Board. Courtney joined the AGCVA staff in April of 2017 to manage Training and Workforce Solutions programs.

In June of 2018, Governor Northam announced the launch of Build Virginia, a platform to connect Virginia residents with training and employment opportunities in the skilled trades. Build Virginia will bring together information about industry-recognized training programs, registered apprenticeships, and other relevant workforce development resources.

This Advisory Board will be comprised of a competent and diverse group of industry-leaders in the various skilled trades, who will have the opportunity to help the Commonwealth raise awareness about lucrative opportunities in the skilled trades, highlight affordable ways to gain in-demand skills, and meet the current and future hiring needs of Virginia’s employers.  more info …